By Jimmy Carter
In during the 12 months with Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth President of the us takes you on a different trip into the center of the Christian religion. in response to greater than 3 many years of functional Bible educating, the readings during this publication draw from the riches of God's be aware and the compelling reviews of Mr. Carter's personal lifestyles. even if via interesting glimpses into behind-the-scenes task on the White condominium, or insightful remembrances of his profession within the U.S. military, Mr. Carter by no means ceases to attach the knowledge of Scripture along with your personal an important position at the degree of existence. Frank, sincere, occasionally humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, and regularly correct, throughout the 12 months with Jimmy Carter demanding situations readers to be extra Christ-like on a daily basis in their lives.
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E. C. Hoskyns. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1933, 29, but he turns it on its head. For while highlighting the historical singularity of revelation, Barth’s intention is precisely not to restrict revelation to the past. ’’131 The past revelation is, moreover, ‘‘charged with significance’’ for the present and the future,132 and the transmission of revelation is therefore the continual responsibility of the Christian community. 133 The concept of revelation thus explains the existence and development of the Christian tradition; and in order to exert an ongoing influence on that tradition, revelation must be historically transmitted through the Christian community.
On the contrary, the fact that theology is a distinctive discipline with its own object and methods means that its engagement with science (or with any discipline) can only be an exercise of theological freedom and integrity. A slavish engagement with science has always already ceased to be a theological engagement. 19 Here McGrath is above all concerned to emancipate scientific-theological discourse from reliance on process thought (as, for example, in the writings of Barbour). Process theology is, McGrath argues, both scientifically and theologically implausible.
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